It is possible to extract different flavors from whole spices by altering the method of usage like grinding, toasting, roasting, directly adding whole spices or using a combination of more than one spices. Whole spices are generally used in dishes that need to be simmered for a long time. It is advised to add whole spices early as it allows full depth of their flavor to permeate the dish. You can use whole spices in food by roasting them. Roasting brings out different and deeper flavors. While roasting you just have to make sure that you don’t burn them.
Whole spices like cinnamon, cardamom, and cloves can be used to make coffee, latte, tea or even hot chocolate beverage. You can grind them when needed using mortar and pestle set, spice grinder and grater. We at Dutchman supply spices to famous SL restaurants who use SL whole spices to garnish the SL dishes.